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Maximum Security, Maximum Trust. HTTPS is more important than ever with hackers and phishers becoming increasingly skilled at their trade. Only a HTTPS secured site will rank highly in web browser SEO (Search Engine Optimization). With the recent Google 7.0 update, non-HTTPS (HTTP) sites will show as unsecure with a visual warning showing if a user begins entering information into…

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Comodo CA moving forward as Sectigo

Comodo CA is the world’s largest commercial Certificate Authority, having issued over 100 million SSL Certificates and working with over 700,000 businesses globally. Acquired by Francisco Partners, a leading global private equity firm which primarily invests in technology companies, Comodo CA is now rebranding as Sectigo. Existing Comodo SSL Certificates will not be affected by the change. Comodo.com and affiliated…

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What Is A Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)

A Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) is a domain name that specifies the exact location of a host within the tree hierarchy of the Domain Name System (DNS). In this scenario, ‘qualified’ means ‘specified’ since the full location of the domain within the DNS tree of hierarchy is specified in the name. If the name isn’t fully specified and is missing certain…

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Intermediate Certificate
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What Is An Intermediate Certificate?

An intermediate certificate is a subordinate certificate issued by the trusted root certificate authority and provided to certificate providers to give them the authority to issue end-entity (SSL) server certificates. The result is a certificate chain that begins at the trusted root CA, through the intermediate and ending with the SSL certificate issued to you. Such certificates are called chained root…

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Approver Email Explained

An approver email is the way a certificate authority can determine whether the customer has full control of or permission to use a domain name. It is required to be completed in order to issue a domain validated certificate. An approver email is always used for domain validation. It is occasionally used in the validation process for OV and EV…

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Extended Validation (EV) Green Bar Https
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The Benefits Of An Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate

Extended Validation SSL Increases Online Sales and Transactions by instiling Customer Confidence We are spending more time on the Internet then ever before. Internet is used for commerce, communication, research, collaboration, entertainment and social media. Web browsing is becoming more common on mobile devices, opening opportunities for new markets with online sales and account-based services. The need for online security…

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